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Agricultural output terms explained

Output terms relate to the value of production or yield (such as fodder) of a specific farming enterprise sold or used on the farm. In some cases, this may include...
Drought in perspective

Drought in perspective

The unbridled misuse of natural resources guarantees a future of environmental and socio-economic crises.
Learn marketing mechanisms to maximise grain profits

Learn marketing mechanisms to maximise grain profits

According to Dr Dirk Strydom, Grain SA’s manager for grain economy and marketing, South Africa’s producers are technologically advanced, but lack marketing prowess. However, marketing opportunities abound, particularly in the...
What you need to know about trust laws

What you need to know about trust laws

Keeping up to date with legislation on trusts, capital gains tax and wills is important to avoid legal tangles. Elbe Thatcher, fiduciary specialist at Old Mutual Wealth, tells Gerhard Uys...
Enforcing a disciplinary code in the workplace

Enforcing a disciplinary code in the workplace

Employers must take great care to deal with workplace misconduct according to the set procedures.
What are the objects of your business plan?

What are the objectives of your business plan?

The objectives outlined in your business plan must be realistic and achievable, with the strengths and weaknesses properly identified and analysed.
Follow these steps when drafting a business plan

Follow these steps when drafting a business plan

A business plan will help you access funding and serve as a working document to guide your managerial decisions. But, before you write up that plan, do your research properly!
The importance of a business plan

The importance of a business plan for farming

You wouldn’t drive a car without a steering wheel. So why run a farm without a business plan?
Employee incapacity in the workplace

Employee incapacity in the workplace

Few employers can afford to employ staff members who are unable to perform their duties to their full capacity.
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Learn how to Brix it

This unit of measurement is invaluable for both crop farmers and livestock producers.
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Farm security: crucial tips to improve safety

Security advisor Henk Boshoff says that farmers should avoid becoming soft targets for potential farm attackers. He spoke to Gerhard Uys about making a farm and its surrounding communities safer.
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Estimating the size of your land

It’s easy to calculate the size of your plot. All it takes is a bit of patience and simple arithmetic. Here’s how to do it.

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